FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — An early morning shooting in a parking lot at a downtown fast food restaurant has left a man seriously hurt, police say.
Just after 1:15 a.m. Monday, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were called to the Rally’s Hamburgers at 320 West Jefferson Blvd. regarding a shooting.
Police said witnesses said a man in the parking lot was shot.
When officers arrived at Rally's and found the man they believe he was shot in his abdomen.
Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition.
When they arrived at the hospital his condition was downgraded to life-threatening by a physician.
Investigators said there was an argument between customers in the Rally’s parking lot before the shooting took place.
None of the employees at Rally’s were injured.
FWPD says Rally’s will remain closed while Crime Scene Technicians continue to process the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.
This incident remains under investigation by authorities in Allen County.